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Children's surgery

Edited by Mark Davenport and Agostino Pierro

in Paediatric Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199208807
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725876 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199208807.003.0005

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Children's surgery

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The acute abdomen - Dysphagia - Vomiting - Gastrointestinal bleeding - Foreign bodies - Abdominal distension and masses - Constipation - Jaundice - Head and neck lesions - Cervical node infection (uncommon causes) - Thyroid surgery - Chest wall deformities - Mediastinal tumours - Empyema - Oesophageal problems (miscellaneous) - Oesophageal substitution - Gastro-oesophageal reflux - Choledochal malformations - Gall bladder disease and gallstones - Portal hypertension - The pancreas - The spleen - Intussusception - Appendicitis - Duplications - Short bowel syndrome - Inflammatory bowel disease - Rectal prolapse - Bariatric surgery - Abdominal wall hernias

Chapter.  18956 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatric Surgery

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